Communications is core to the success of disaster mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery. The ability to disseminate accurate information to the general public, to elected officials and community leaders, and the media reduces risk, saves lives and property, and speeds recovery. It is no longer an afterthought or a luxury, communications is now as important as logistics or the pre-deployment of materials. Planning and controlling the flow of information before, during and after a disaster will define credibility, trustworthiness, authority, and effectiveness of you efforts.
TOPIC: Command, Control Communications, Computers and Intelligence (4Ci). Define each of those subcomponents and explain their importance after an event has taken place.
Write a five (5) page minimum , DOUBLE SPACED, 12-FONT TIMES ROMAN paper with references and sources cited . The paper must discuss each step of the sections in detail. This project will be a minimum of five (5) pages for the entire paper, not five (5) pages for each step. Your cover sheet, abstract and your s ource citing/references are NOT included in the five page minimum . Your grade will depend upon the presentation of your analysis and research, the quality of the work presented – whether you give a detailed presentation or a vague overview, whether you addressed all parts of the question asked, and how you support your argument/discussion – as well as the citing of a variety of sources/use of references and whether you met the mandatory minimum page requirement. Please make sure to use AT LEAST 5 sources for your research . The paper should be written using APA Format. Please make sure you review your paper for spelling, grammar, and format and plagiarism errors before submitting it. Remember that the paper should be typed in Microsoft Word. Your paper will not receive a grade until it is submitted properly. If you need assistance, please let me know.
Please note that APA Format requires an abstract a Cover/Title page along with a Reference page. These do not count toward your 5-page minimum.